Competitive Exams: Geography MCQs (Practice-Test 30 of 118)

  1. Which one of the following faults has been shown in the figure given above?

    1. Reverse fault

    2. Normal fault

    3. Strike-slip fault

    4. Step fault

  2. Folds in which one limb inclines moderately with regular slope while the other inc steeply at right angle and the slope is almost vertical are known as

    1. lsoclinal

    2. Monoclinal

    3. Recumbent

    4. Asymmetrical

  3. Sedimentary rocks are formed when sediments become compressed and cemented together in a process known as

    1. Crystallization

    2. Sedimentation

    3. Solidification

    4. Lithification

  4. Which one of the following periods is largely associated with extinction of Dinosaurs and the increase in flowering plants and reptiles?

    1. Jurassic

    2. Triassic

    3. Cretaceous

    4. Permian

  5. Which one of the following statements is correct Plateaus are the product of?

    1. mature stage of cycle of erosion

    2. youth stage of cycle of erosion

    3. old stage of cycle of erosion

    4. rejuvenation of the old mountain

  6. Match list I (Major Biome) with List II (Physical Characteristic) and select the correct answer using the-code given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. The northern most of the temperate formations (i.e.. a continuous belt across North America and Northern Eurasia)

    2. Arctic Tundra Vegetation

    3. Marine Environment Classification on

    4. The terrestrial biomes of the tropics

    1. Floristically poor

    2. Boreal Forest

    3. Pelagic division

    4. Savanna woodland

    5. Soviet Steppe and North American Prairie

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 5
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  7. Match List I (Soil Forming Process) with List II (Related Characteristic) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Composition of true soil

    2. Origin of inorganic particle

    3. Large quantities of soil colloids

    4. Formation of thinner soil

    1. Sticky soil formation

    2. Steeper slope

    3. Mineral and organic particles

    4. Flat upland area

    5. Weathering of rocks

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 5
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 3
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 5
      • 1
  8. Match List I (Ocean current) with List II (Name of Ocean) and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Agulhas current

    2. El Nino current

    3. Kuroshio current

    4. Benguela current

    1. North Atlantic

    2. South Atlantic

    3. North Pacific

    4. South Pacific

    5. Indian Ocean

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 5
      • 3
      • 1
      • 5
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 5
      • 5
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
  9. Which one of the Following sequences correctly represents the percentage of given salts in sea water in decreasing order?

    1. Magnesium chloride-Sodium chloride-Magnesium sulphate Calcium sulphate

    2. Magnesium sulphate-Magnesium chloride-Calcium sulphate Sodium chloride

    3. Sodium chloride-Magnesium chloride-Magnesium sulphate Calcium sulphate

    4. Sodium chloride-Magnesium sulphate-Magnesium chloride

    Calcium sulphate

  10. What are the causes for adiabatic temperature changes in the atmosphere

    1. Convection and advection

    2. Latent heat of condensation

    3. Expansion on compression of the air

    4. Partial absorption of solar radiation by the atmosphere

  11. Consider the following statements The Circum Pacific belt is highly prone to the occurence of earthquakes because it is a zone of

    1. Young folded mountains

    2. active volcanoes.

    3. divergent plate boundaries.

    4. convergent plate boundaries.

    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. 1, 2 and 3

    2. 1, 2 and 4

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

  12. Match List I (Environmental Degradation) with list II (Constituent Causing Degradation) and select the given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Acid rain

    2. Automobile smoke

    3. Ozone Depletion

    4. Global warming

    1. Nitrogen

    2. Carbon dioxide

    3. Nitrogen oxide

    4. Oxide of sulphur

    5. Chlorofluorocarbon

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 5
      • 3
      • 5
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 5
      • 2
      • 5
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
  13. Match List I (Ocean Deposit of Organic Remain) with List II (Origin of Organic Remain) and select the correct answers using the code given below the lists:

    List-I List-II
    1. Neritic remains

    2. Pelagic remains

    3. Pteropod ooze

    4. Diatom ooze

    1. Shells of Plank tonic molluscs

    2. Microscopic plant shells

    3. Dead skeletons of marine animals and plants

    4. A type of algae

    5. Shells of various foraminifera

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
  14. Which one of the following sequences correctly indicates the increasing order of the distance from the coast?

    1. Abyssal plain-continental shelf continental slope-continental rise

    2. Continental shelf-Continental slope abyssal plain-continental rise

    3. Continental shelf-continental slope continental rise-abyssal plain

    4. Continental slope-continental shelf abyssal plain-continental rise

  15. Which one of the following represents wall like formation of Solidified magma and are mostly perpendicular to the beds of the sedimentary rocks?

    1. Dyke

    2. Sills

    3. Lapilli

    4. Breccia